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-old krystle campbell, who was killed in the explosion, will be laid to rest in bedford, massachusetts. a memorial was planned for the third victim, lingzi lu on boston university campus tonight. her parents who traveled from china will be in attendance. meantime critically injured transit officer richard donahue, remains hospitalized. >> this was a truly exsanguinating injury meaning that the officer's blood volume was almost entirely lost to the point of heart stopping. >> reporter: now doctors are saying they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. at 2:50 p.m. today, the exact time the first blast went off one week ago, all massachusetts residents are being asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims. and, john, this is certainly still a city in recovery. but you do get a sense that the city is resilient. you mentioned the boston strong signs. you see those all over the city. that's really been the motto since the attack and we're seeing that this morning on local buses. john? >> all right, pamela brown here in boston with us. again, that moment of silence ha
a city that is very much grieving. we heard the reports about the funerals today for krystle campbell. today there is a memorial service for the 23-year-old graduate student from china who was at the marathon with a friend. ut it is still a very delicate situation. it is starting to get back to normal. boylston street is still closed to the public. it is due to reopen in the next 24 hours, initially businesses will be allowed back to reopen and i would imagine that we will see normality return here. >> david willis in boston. thanks very much. well, for more on the case against the bombing suspect goes from here i spoke a short time ago with pat who served as assistant attorney general for national security. using a weapon of mass destruction, what is the thinking behind that charge? >> well, it is a federal charge. they wanted the case to be in federal court where the death penalty was available to them. it is a common charge in terrorism cases. a weapon of mass destruction can be any explosive device and in this case they fit perfectly. >> he will be charged and tried in a federal c
up to the bombing. today was the funeral for krystle campbell. had gone to the race to watch a friend passed the finish line. president obama has called for a moment of silence for the victims of the boston marathon bombings next hour at 2:50 p.m. eastern. exactly a week after the first bomb exploded. let's get you back to melissa and lori. melissa: thank you so much. fred chairman ben bernanke skipping the annual jackson hole meeting due to a schedule conflict. that news is already causing rampant speculation. this is a big deal. the fed chairman has been there 25 years. they use the of that to signal policy changes. what do you think is going on? >> i think again, chairman bernanke is opening the door that if in fact he is not re- appointed and i think the market expected before the announcement that he would not seek reappointment, they knew person would have a clean slate to work from. there've been not think that he would say in august that someone would have to change. i think a lot of discussion is that policy will change sometime in 2014. i think it makes it easier for the new
to rest. krystle campbell is one of the three people killed. funeral is now under way here in boston. meanti meantime, dozens of injured victims are still recovering in area hospitals including beth israel methodist center where someone else is recovering, dzhokhar tsarnaev who was wounded following that police chase. he could face criminal charges as soon as today. and as you said, he is reportedly responding to some questions, at least in writing. although officially he is in serious condition and we now know that both he and his older brother for some three days hid in plain sight. in fact, dzhokhar tsarnaev, a student at u mass at dartmouth, was reportedly working out at the gym, partying, talking to his friends about how unfortunate the bombings were. and then, of course, they went into this police chase on thursday after the pictures of him and his brother were released. and there are now questions about whether all of this could have been prevented. tamerlan tsarnaev, of course, we now know, was interviewed by fbi at the request of russian authorities in 2011. he went back to
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